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Saba is the premier provider of people systems that enable today's people-driven enterprises, delivering cloud-based talent management, learning management and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work. The Workforce and Talent Management resources below reflect this synergy.

 

 

 

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Make 2016 the Year of Learning Impact: Learn From the Leaders

Learning teams have high aspirations for their organization — 94 percent seek improvements in productivity, engagement and business agility, yet less than one-third achieve the results they desire. How can we do better? To answer this question, Laura Overton, founder of Towards Maturity, has been working with learning teams from companies of all sizes for over a decade. Published in November, Towards Maturity’s 2015-16 industry benchmark report — “Embracing Change” — analyzes 1.5 million data points from more than 600 organizations from around the world to identify what’s working and what isn’t. The findings not only show that the top performing 10 percent of learning organizations are three to eight times more likely to succeed in delivering business results but also highlights why. Join Laura for this webinar and learn how the top performers are: Winning hearts and minds of business leaders Supporting the self-directed learner Equipping the L&D team for success

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The Essential Guide to Career Development and Coaching

Recent research shows that 72% of men and 60% of women expect their company to take an active stake in their career development.  And if you don’t provide it, your employees will leave to find it elsewhere.   Download the eBook to find out: When and how employee expectations changed What’s wrong with your existing program? How personalized development and coaching can help 5 strategies to getting started with personalized development Get started with our eBook today!

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Bersin By Deloitte: Managing Performance in the 21st Century

There is a revolution [or a tsunami] in performance management: a major shift in the way today's organizations are viewing their performance management activities. From a once-a-year event, often seen as purposeless, leading-edge companies are now viewing performance management as an ongoing series of activities, with a greater emphasis on coaching and supporting employees. Our research confirms that high-impact performance management is about much more than an end of year assessment and evaluation – it is about supporting performance on an ongoing basis.[1] This change in performance management practices affects the technology solutions that underpin those activities. Rather than “one and done” forms and their submittal processes, today's technologies are supporting ongoing conversations and continuous coaching, anytime feedback from peers and management, and the standard articulation of goals and objectives. This web seminar will discuss features in technology solutions that support the performance management revolution and provide examples of companies that have abandoned the once-a-year model within the context of the rapidly evolving – some would say even revolutionizing – performance management practices of today.

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Workforce Planning for New Realities

Few companies today have not been touched significantly by the economic events of 2008 and 2009. Unemployment has skyrocketed and every company has made personnel adjustments. Workforce trauma and triage have changed employment tactics from a best employee for the job approach to best employee for the big picture or for the immediate bottom line. Even healthy businesses have gone from fully-staffed production machines to a lean workforce comprised of just the staff needed to keep the doors open through an economic recovery.

 

 

 

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Most talent management solutions aren't all that different from each other. But this one is: it’s built around a machine-learning brain—technology that quickly digests incoming workforce data, evaluates it, and learns from it. Correlating diverse inputs to deliver ideas and options you didn't know you had. See the tangible difference this makes. Download our LookBook to learn how Saba Intelligent Talent Management:  Delivers relevant, personalized recommendations Provides answers to critical HR questions—before you even ask Individually mentors every employee Advises you of problems before they materialize Download the LookBook and share the story today.

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Talent Retention Checklist

Many factors go into creating a magnetic workforce including strong knowledge of your people; performance improvement; career development and opportunity; and work environment and culture. After all, your company is only as good as the talent you keep. We’ve assembled this Talent Retention Checklist to help you assess your organization’s effectiveness in terms of developing and retaining talent. You can identify those areas where improvement is needed so that you can create a force field around your organization that will prevent others from plucking out your superstars.  We hope this tool will be of value to you as you look to continually strengthen your company’s talent magnetism and retention efforts.

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